Jonathan Greenwood Jr.

18 April 1786–24 October 1846 (Age 60)
Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Jonathan

When Jonathan Greenwood Jr. was born on 18 April 1786, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jonathan Greenwood Sr., was 30 and his mother, Sibbel Holbrook, was 25. He married Phebe Temple on 27 May 1807, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 October 1846, at the age of 60, and was buried in Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Jonathan Greenwood Jr.
Phebe Temple
Marriage: 27 May 1807
Almira Phebe Greenwood
Louisa Harriet Howe Greenwood
Walter Greenwood
Betsy Jane Greenwood
Thomas Temple Greenwood
Mason Greenwood
Joel Christopher Greenwood

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  • Marriage
    27 May 1807Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 1
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 2
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
    Age 17
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Greenwood Lee in Heptonstall (Yorkshire), from Middle English grene ‘green’ + wode ‘wood’.Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Grünholz, an ornamental compound of German grün ‘green’ + Holz ‘wood’, and probably also of the same German surname.Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Grünwald (see Grunwald ), and of French Boisvert .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (15)

    • John Green Jr. in entry for Almira Green, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Jonathan in entry for Thomas T. Greenwood and Angeline Partridge Sawyer, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Jonathan Greenwood in entry for Joel C Greenwood, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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